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First broadcast:
Monday 25 June 2012

The Care Quality Commission says half the homes visited in an unannounced inspection failed the review.
Doctors call on take away outlets and restaurants to match the efforts of food manufacturers in reducing salt content.
With home building sluggish what's the outlook for the housing market in the coming months?
There's been a big rise in calls to debt counselling services by pensioners
The community finance schemes that step in when the banks so no to small businesses.
The Fund Raising watchdog says too many charities are breaking guidelines with their hard sell techniques.


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  • CQC report

    Nearly half of Britain's care facilities are failing to provide adequate care for vulnerable adults according to an inquiry by the Care Quality Commission.

  • Salt

    The pressure group Consensus Action on Salt and Health says we could further reduce our salt intake if restaurants matched the work done by food manufacturers and supermarkets.

  • Housing panel

    Housing demand is growing by more than 230,000 households per year. what does that mean for anyone trying to buy a house at the moment?

  • Charity Complaints

    The number of complaints about how charities raise money has gone up with more than 30,000 grievances reported last year alone.

  • Community financing

    There's a growth in alternative types of credit and one example of this comes in the form of community development funds - also called "micro-finance".

  • Pensioners in debt

    The Consumer Credit Counselling Service says growing numbers of over 60s are getting in touch over debt worries.


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